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Remembering 9/11 in Stamford

This week, the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens invites people to gather at the “Survivor Tree” 9/11 archway to remember those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

Christina Geist: Sorry Grownups, You Can’t Go to School!

Christina Geist chatted with The Local Moms Network about her upcoming book, “Sorry Grownups, You Can’t Go to School!” Also, we have a look at why this is a great month to check out new books like this one at the Ferguson Library!

The Story Behind Stamford Pop-Up, Pirouette!

Dress company, Pirouette has opened its first-ever pop-up shop on Bedford Street in Stamford Downtown for the month of July! We chatted with co-founders Melissa Lorenzo-Hervé and Kate Bally about how they created the perfect day-to-night dress, why Connecticut has been the most popular state for their dresses so far… and as busy moms who also have “day jobs,” how they juggle it all!

Chocoylatte Set To Open In Greenwich!

After months of buzz, Chocoylatte Gourmet is opening at 121 E. Putnam in downtown Cos Cob! We have the details on the shop and grand opening. Plus, meet the mom behind the business!

Meet The Moms Behind Sakara!

Sakara is one of our secret mom weapons for when we want to treat ourselves to delicious, healthy foods. Learn about the story behind the brand, including the women who started it and their recipe for Sexy Cinnamon Rolls, for a weekend (or anytime) brunch!

Filling In The Blanks: Combatting Childhood Hunger Locally

Filling In The Blanks provides food to children at 27 schools and after school programs in Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk and Bedford, NY. Find out why these services become even more critical in the summer months and how you can help.

Feed Your Dog Fresh Foods for a Healthy, Happy Life!

Like many dog owners, Connecticut dad Tom Arrix thought of his golden retrievers, Cooper & Eddie, as his fifth and sixth children. So when Cooper was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2018, Tom set out to do everything he could do to ensure Cooper’s recovery, including meeting with a veterinary wellness specialist who shifted his diet from dry kibble to fresh ingredients. So, Tom launched Joy Food to help others give their pets the same high quality food that had helped heal Cooper.

Meet A Dad: F45’s Lou, Anthony & Reid!

Meet the three dads behind F45 Stamford Harbor Point! Find out why they thought F45 would be a perfect fit for the area, why it’s a great workout for busy moms & dads and their favorite family time activities.

Meet A Dad: Paul!

Paul manages the Chimney Corners Shopping Center on Long Ridge Road and owns Wagon Wheel Wine & Spirits. He’s also a father of two. He’s explaining his inspiration for creating a food truck venue in the store’s parking lot, what he loves doing with his family and how he hopes his involvement in various charitable events sets an example for his kids!

Meet A Dad: Chris!

Chris is a Stamford native and dad of two who recently opened one of our favorite coffee shops, Turning Point Coffee Roasters. He talks about what inspired him to open (and roast his own coffee), as well the tip that gave him confidence in his parenting.

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